SERESC Summer Academy for Kids

Coming July 2015! Registration opens March 10!

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SERESC Summer Academy for Kids…Inspiring Middle School Learners

True to the SERESC Mission and Vision, the month of July is dedicated to Summer Academies for Kids. Middle Schoolers are naturally creative and curious, and the SERESC summer programming offers an environment where “fear of mistakes goes on holiday” and the natural spirit of exploration and creativity is encouraged. The SERESC Summer Academy for Kids offers half day sessions (either 8:30 – 11:30 OR 12:30 – 3:30) or a combination of two offerings for a full day of inspiration. Each week Academy Leaders who are talented, creative and spirited individuals will feature a new and different theme.


July 6 – 10

Christa McAuliffe Rocketry Come join the McAuliffe-Sheppard Discovery Center Rocketry program at this convenient Bedford, NH location. Participants will build and modify different types of rockets each day including model rockets, water rockets, and air rockets. At the end of the week, we will close the program with our portable dome planetarium show To Space and Back. Age 10-14. Cost $225


Project Chill Project Chill is for children who are dealing with stress and/or mild anxiety. Experience ways to bring about their own well-being through art, music, humor, mindfulness training, yogic stretching and mind-body integration. Age 10-14. Cost $325


July 13 – 17

LEGO Master Builders Join NH LEGO League for an exciting series of LEGO brick builder challenges. Each day kids will take on fun and creative challenges that will teach them new LEGO building skills, jump start creative thinking, and help develop social skills. Age 8-14. Cost $180


S.T.E.M. Mixer Journey into the world of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math! Students will explore the world of STEM and be immersed in innovative challenges set forth by the academy leaders from the Mt Washington Observatory, UNH and more. Ignite the spark for the exploration of STEM related fields and will provide exciting hands-on learning experiences. Age Middle School. Cost $230


July 20 – 24

LEGO Designer & Publishing Join NH LEGO League to design and create original LEGO instruction books using LEGO Digital Designer software. This fun session will focus on teaching design skills for kids to be able to build their own creations digitally, and convert them into a printable instruction manual. Students must bring their own laptop. Age 8-14. Cost $205


Lights, Camera, Action! Intro to Digital Media

Join other middle school students in becoming the next generation of creators and makers in shooting and editing your own videos. Come and learn the art of digital media including script writing, operating the camera on an iPad, and making a movie. Age Middle School. Cost $150


July 27 – 31

LEGO Robotics Programming & Design Join NH LEGO League to learn everything you need to begin programing and using LEGO Mindstorms Robots. This class will provide the skills needed for programing, robot design, and use of the key robotic sensors including ultrasonic, touch, and color sensors. Age 8-14. Cost $235